Medical Terminology Systems, 8th Edition

A Body Systems Approach

8th Edition
Includes DavisPlus

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An innovative word-building approach covers each word to help you easily decipher medical terminology. A true blend of words, art, and technology, which work together to create an immersive, multimedia experience that tracks your progress until you’ve mastered the language of medicine.

Also Included: A 1-year subscription to Medical Language Lab 2.0, and access to DavisPlus student and instructor online resources.

Online Resources

For Students

  • Study Questions
  • Audio Pronunciations
  • Medical Record Activities
  • Animations
  • Medical Language Lab 2.0

For Instructors

  • Davis Digital Version
  • Electronic Test Bank
  • PowerPoint Presentations
  • Teacher Guide
  • Student Guide
  • Activity Pack
  • Image Bank
  • Resource Kits for Learning Management Systems
  • Medical Language Lab 2.0
Medical Language Lab 2.0

Online. Interactive. Progressive.

Based on proven language methodology, The MLL 2.0 guides you step by step from basic through advanced levels of proficiency to become a confident medical language speaker.

A special code in the front of the book unlocks The MLL for you…including an ebook of the text and lecture videos.

Instructors can use it with their current learning management system or with its integrated grade book. They can also customize it to meet the needs of their course.

  • Lessons that correspond to the chapters in the text
  • Integrated ebook
  • Lecture videos with learning style tips to help students identify the ways they learn best
  • Audio Tutorials with interactive exercises
  • Progressive immersive, multi-media activities
  • Automatic grading and reporting to Gradebook.
  • Additional practice exercises
  • Opportunities for collaborative learning
Key Features

An innovative word-building approach covers each word one by one, introducing the word elements first roots, combining forms, suffixes, and prefixes to help you easily decipher medical terminology.

  • Full-color illustrations and a streamlined layout helps you progress through the text step by step.
  • A reading level appropriate for all learners makes concepts crystal clear.
  • Body Systems Connections tables identify interrelationships of each body system to give you a thorough understanding of each system.
  • Coverage features all aspects of healthcare, including diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and a strong focus on A&P and pathology.
  • Every body systems chapter includes complete medical records, word-building activities, and key terms.
  • Coverage of commonly used psychiatric terms and drugs.
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Table of Contents
1. Basic Elements of a Medical Word
2. Suffixes
3. Prefixes
4. Body Structure
5. Integumentary System
6. Digestive System
7. Respiratory System
8. Cardiovascular System
9. Blood, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems
10. Musculoskeletal System
11. Urinary System
12. Female Reproductive System
13. Male Reproductive System
14. Endocrine System
15. Nervous System
16. Special Senses

A. Answer Key
B. Common Abbreviations and Symbols
C. Glossary of Medical Word Elements
D. Index of Genetic Disorders
E. Index of Clinical, Laboratory, and Imaging Procedures
F. Index of Pharmacology
G. Index of Oncological Terms
H. Index of Discontinued Abbreviations and Eponyms
Rules for Singular and Plural Suffixes
Pronunciation Guidelines
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Grade: 9-12

Medical Terminology Systems (Text + Medical Language Lab) (Print)
Includes printed text, DavisPlus, and 1-year online access to Medical Language Lab 2.0.
ISBN: 978-1-7196-4889-9
Author: Barbara Gylys
© 2017
Size: 8.5" x 11"
Page Count: 744
Print Color: Full Color
Binding: Softcover

Medical Terminology Systems (Online) (Web-based)
ISBN: 978-1-7196-4927-8
Author: Barbara Gylys
© 2017

Print Options

Item # Item Name ISBN Qty. Unit Price Total
TB-FA-MT-SYST-8E Medical Terminology Systems (Text + Medical Language Lab) 9781719648899 $104.95
TB-FA-MT-SYSTC-8E Medical Terminology Systems (Online) 9781719649278 $84.95
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